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May 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
aspiration here, he wanted to kill the president of the united states. >> reporter: the documents also exposed cracks within the terrorist organization, world-wide. >> this shows an organization in decline, under siege and really feeling the pressure. >> reporter: the threat of al qaeda diminished with bin laden's death, experts say, but not gone. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> elsewhere the incredible drama of a blind chinese dissident complicates hillary clinton's visit to beijing. now china says chen guangcheng can apply to study abroad and a possible step toward resolving the diplomatic stand-off. chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell reports. >> reporter: at 4:00:a.m., chen guangcheng answered a phone call from human rights activists as they meet with republican members of congress. he told them he wants to come to the u.s. to rest. he worries about his family and wants more help from hillary clinton. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. >> reporter: clinton said they need to address human rights. >> all governments do have to answer to ci
May 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
, caucasian births are no longer majority in the united states. accounted for 49.6 of all births, minorities including hispanics, blacks and asians reached 50.4%. >>> a new study finds that men who drank at least six cups of coffee a day had a 10% lower chance of death. for women the risk of dying was 15% lower. >>> and for the first time in 18 years, the western parts of the united states can watch a rare type of solar eclipse, this happening on sunday. a ring of fire will radiate from behind the moon as it passes in front of the sun. the ring will be bright, you will need solar safe telescopes or projection methods to watch it. >>> here is how wall street will kick off the dow opens at 12,598 after falling 33 points yesterday. s&p down 5 points, nasdaq lost 19. overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei added 75 points, in hong kong the hang seng dipped 58. >>> fears greece will exit the eurozone have investors on edge. a greek judge was sworn in to oversee the interim government yesterday until new elections are held on june 17th. making matters worst the ur poon yae c
May 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
for the united states because the administration will be criticized for failing to stand up tall enough in defending him. >>> that was nbc's andrea mitchell reporting. >>> here is a look at other stories making news "early today" in america. in southern california a mama bear and her two cubs are now spending time in a residential neighborhood. they may be there for a while. the bears wandered down from the los angeles national forest while sheriff's deputies have warned people living in that area to keep an eye out, there has been no attempt to use a tranquilizer for fee of injuring the cubs. >>> in florida, a massive sinkhole has turned a backyard into a crater. 100 feet wide and 50 feet deep. it came within three feet of the house. county officials have declared the home unsafe and firefighters helped the family remove as many items as possible. >>> finally, in massachusetts, america's tallest man showed up at reebok's headquarters with a simple plea. just give me a pair of shoes that will fit me. he stands 7'8" and his feet are size 22. it makes a very painful and nearly impo
May 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
vatican church. >>> and tuna carrying contamination have arrived on the shores of the united states. the levels of radioactive cesium were ten times higher than the amount measured in tuna off the california coast in previous years. >>> researchers have captured a stunning image of a newly creat created molecule. it resembles the olympic symbol. and "travel and leisure" magazine has a new survey of cities in the u.s. with the best burgers. the number one city is providence, rhode island. philadelphia was ranked second. chicago came in third. >>> now here's an early look at one of your top health headlines. a new study finds the rate of kidney stone in the u.s. has almost doubled in the last 16 years. in 1994 one in 20 people had kidney stones. between 2007 and 2010 the rate jumped to one in 11. researchers say kidney stones are more likely for people with obesity, diabetes or gout but can be prevented by eating a healthy balanced diet. for more information check out the health page at >>> now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed ahead o
May 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> over the weekend, millions in western united states and across asia watched the sky as the moon passed in front of of the sun, leaving only a golden ring around the edges. it was the first so-called ring of fire eclipse in 18 years. >>> and a bekeeper in po lapd created quite a buzz when he covered himself with 30,000 bees. that will make your skin crawl. after shaking off the bees, he walked away with only two stings. >>> well, now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 12,369 after losing 73 points on friday. the s&p fell 9 points, the nasdaq dropped 34. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei added 22 points, but in hong kong the hang seng was down 29. >>> investors start the week with concerns about the new facebook stock and the continuing debt crisis in greece. the leaders at the g-8 summit meeting at camp david in maryland strongly urged greece to stay in the eurozone and promised to do whatever is needed to solve the debt crisis. >>> this could be a crucial week for facebook after friday's ipo, which went as h
May 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
after bin laden. >> had i been president of the united states i would have made the same decision the president made which was to remove him. >> reporter: now, the president left before that violence broke out. he's headed home now. we're expecting him back in washington this afternoon. lynn? >> tracie potts for us in washington. thank you. >>> and tonight, don't miss an hour-long special edition of rock center inside the situation room where president obama and his national security advisers, 9:00, 8:00 central right here on this abc station. >>> five men are under arrest in an alleged plot to blow up a bridge in ohio. federal authorities described the men as anarchists, angry at corporate america. they were unaware that an fbi informant was involved in the plan to bomb a bridge, linking two cleveland suburbs. a federal prosecutor says the alleged plotters obtain what they thought were explosives. >>> the beginning of may brought may day protests from coast to coast yesterday. police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in oakland, california. thousands of occupy wall street
May 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
dealt with in the west, nothing like that. we didn't have any deadly tornadoes in the united states which was good. lucky so far this may. temperaturewise yesterday was just a gorgeous day, wonderful weekend and so many western states. this morning, high pressure over the top of idaho, cool air is in place from boise to billings to casper. no rain to talk about. little storm system kicking through colorado and thankfully for once one of these will head up more toward the northern portions of british columbia than coming on shore in the northwest. beautiful, 73 degrees in seattle. oregon, one of the best spring days we've seenee a couple of 9 arizona but this is perfect. dry, sunny, nice, i think you could have done that. >> i think you could have done that >>> coming up, european election results shake up the markets, facebook beats the drum, and elvis plus warhol equals big bucks. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, crusading superheroes smash all kinds of records this weekend at the box office. >>> a wild sunday, including the knicks snapping their playof
May 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
president of the united states of america, barack obama. >> reporter: speaking to thousands gathered for the joplin high school graduation, president obama said it was the people of joplin who deserved applause. >> as i look out at this class and across the city, what's clear is that you're the source of inspiration today. >> reporter: it was shortly after the same graduation ceremony last year that an ef-5 strength tornado tore through joplin taking 161 lives and shredding nearly 10,000 homes and buildings. surveillance cameras captured joplin high school getting ripped apart. one year later the school is still a pile of rubble while students study at a converted department store nearby. >> we can choose to carry on, we can choose to make a difference in the world. >> reporter: $2.8 billion in damage joplin is the costliest single tornado in u.s. history. fourth generation resident says her community will never be the same. but it's made her appreciate what she still has. >> i'm thankful for every day. i feel so blessed every thing we've gone through has taught us things, m
May 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
world war ii veterans committee featuring marching bands of veteran units from all 50 states kicks off this afternoon. >>> and happy birthday to gladys knight who turns 68. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and more as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. country music legend meryl haggard opens up to jenna bush hager about his life and career. >>> and bobby brown performs a special memorial day concert live on the plaza. >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. have a good one.
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